Israeli Arabs Are Exiles in Their Own Land

Israel will change only when its Arab citizens become active partners in its institutions. And that will be for the good of both peoples.

I am not sure that at the Foreign Ministry they really believe the explanations they offered in response to Maya Sela’s story in Haaretz (November 11, Hebrew edition) about the absence of Israeli Arab authors and artists in the delegation sent to Mexico. The article exposed the fact that out of some 60 poets, writers, chefs, translators, publishers, musicians and others participating in a...